Kent v Somerset
County Championship 1952
VenueBat and Ball Ground, Gravesend on 21st, 22nd, 23rd May 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 0; Somerset 4
UmpiresWT Jones, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 11/0 (Fagg 7*, Phebey 4*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 6/0 (Gimblett 6*, Angell 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Fagg b Dovey132      
FL Angelllbw b Wright29      
+HW Stephensonb Wright20      
DL Kitsonrun out12      
HFT Buseb Smith13      
MF Tremlettc Smith b Dovey100      
*SS Rogersb Wright10      
J Lawrencelbw b Wright4      
J Redmanc Phebey b Wright1      
EP Robinsonb Wright29      
HL Hazellnot out9      
Extras(13 b, 10 lb, 5 nb)28
Total(all out, 113.2 overs)387
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-162, 3-214, 4-226, 5-230, 6-259, 7-275, 8-303, 9-355, 10-387 (113.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith34   71441--
Dovey34   11982--
Edrich11   2240--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc and b Tremlett71      
AH Phebeyb Buse10      
P Hearnst Stephenson b Lawrence57      
+TG Evansc Stephenson b Tremlett11      
S O'Linnb Lawrence62      
R Mayesb Tremlett51      
BR Edrichb Lawrence45      
*W Murray-Woodrun out31      
G Smithst Stephenson b Lawrence10      
RR Doveyb Tremlett12      
DVP Wrightnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)14
Total(all out, 130.2 overs)374
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-143, 3-160, 4-163, 5-261, 6-289, 7-339, 8-356, 9-374, 10-374 (130.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse22   5431--
Redman15   2390--
Tremlett37   61014--
Robinson12   2440--
Hazell3   080--
Gimblett1   020--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Dovey46      
FL Angellc Hearn b Wright40      
+HW Stephensonst Evans b Smith37      
MF Tremlettc Hearn b Smith46      
*SS Rogersc Phebey b Wright4      
EP Robinsonc Murray-Wood b Wright0      
DL Kitsonnot out15      
HFT Busenot out2      
J Lawrencedid not bat      
J Redmandid not bat      
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 50 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-110, 3-150, 4-157, 5-157, 6-192
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith16   1592--
Dovey14   1421--
Wright18   0793--
Murray-Wood2   0100--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Buse41      
+TG Evansc Redman b Buse13      
S O'Linnnot out42      
RR Doveynot out5      
AH Phebeydid not bat      
P Hearndid not bat      
R Mayesdid not bat      
BR Edrichdid not bat      
*W Murray-Wooddid not bat      
G Smithdid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(2 wickets, 23 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-68
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse9   0522--
Redman6   0290--
Robinson6   0200--
Gimblett2   200--

--> HFT Buse (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> P Hearn (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 52
--> G Smith (1) equalled his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> FL Angell (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10





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